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Senior of the week

Contributed photo Betty Lancaster is the Senior Volunteer of the Week for the Dayton Senior Center.

Name: Betty Lancaster

City of residence: Dayton

How long have you lived there?: Two and one-half years

Where did you live before moving to your present home?: La Quintal, Calif.

How long have you been a volunteer at the present location?: Two and one-half years

How long have you been a volunteer overall?: Many years

How much time do you volunteer per week?: About one and one-half hours

Why and how did you become a volunteer?: I like to help and meet people

Favorite thing about volunteering: Seeing and talking to people

Family: Daughter and her family in Carson City; son in Portland, Ore.

What would you tell others to encourage them to become a volunteer?: It’s good to be needed.